The  Company


Innovation with a long standing history
EM MOULDS is an Italian company with more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of copper moulds for continuous casting of steel.
Our team of more than 100 employees including engineers, specialized technicians and researchers strives to assist our customers in improving the quality of the semifinished product and optimising the casting process.


From Italy to the world
EM MOULDS has its registered office in Florence, while the production plant and sales offices are located in Fornaci di Barga, near Lucca.
Our sales network covers the entire world market and is supported by more than 25 experienced local agencies.


Not just a supplier but a reliable partner
The key points that make EM MOULDS the world’s leader in copper moulds are:

  • extensive experience and knowhow
  • customer focused approach, from engineering to delivery
  • tailor-made design according to each Customer’s requirements
  • high product quality and optimal performances
  • worldwide presence
  • pre and post sales support with a team of experts in metallurgy and steel plant operations

50 years of experience in the field of copper and copper alloys




The quality tests and measurements that EM MOULDS performs on each mould before the delivery include:

  • taper inspection through 3D laser station
  • geometrical tolerances check through 3D anthropomorphic arm
  • chemical, physical and mechanical analyses
  • coating thickness through ultrasonic device

The quality control process dates back to 1984, when Europa Metalli spa (the old name of EM MOULDS) launched a project named “Total Quality Program” until in 1992 – through the full involvement of its employees – the company obtained the certification of Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2000 standards.
The Quality Management Systems is now applied not only in production areas but also in warehouses and in the technical and sales departments in accordance with the new ISO 9001:2015 standard certified by “Istituto Italiano di Garanzia della Qualità” (IGQ).
In recent years EM MOULDS has also received the certifications ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management System and ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System.